we are open!

On-site services at the Oneida County History Center have resumed following New York State Phase 4 guidelines. Distancing and face coverings are mandatory.

Hours of Operation
Exhibits & Bookstore: Monday-Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Research Library by appointment only 
Visit the Research page for more information

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Welcome to the oneida county history center, preserving history and promoting the culture of the Mohawk Valley since 1876

Quarantined in the Time of Corona: Oneida County Experiences during covid-19

The History Center wants to preserve your story for future generations and is inviting the public to submit their COVID-19 stories. Click the image below for more information and to submit your story

Crosswords Puzzles

Test your knowledge of Oneida County History & Culture with our local history crossword puzzles here!

Historical Selfie Scavenger Hunt 

August 1st-31st 2020

Download your clue sheets here!

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​​The Oneida County History Center is a private 501(c) (3) not-for-profit educational institution dedicated to preserving and promoting the history, heritage, and culture of the Greater Mohawk Valley. We do not receive government funding. Your support allows the History Center to shine and keeps history alive!

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​​Virtual Lunchtime Lectures!

Wednesday, August 12 from 12:30-1:30 pm
  Gloves Along the Mohawk
with Lou Parrotta

Wednesday, August 19 from 12:30-1:30 pm
The Politics of Translation: The Legacy of the Dutch in New York
with Dr. Peter Van Cleave

Visit the Programs page for more information 
on upcoming presentations

Past presentations available to view on the History Center YouTube Channel

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History Center seeks executive director

The Oneida County History Center has begun its search for the next permanent executive director to serve as the organization’s primary external public representative and provide leadership to ensure that the History Center meets its mission on every level.  Interested candidates should read the full job description and follow the instructions provided.
 Visit the History Center's e-Bookstore for a great selection of local history books and merchandise.  Our entire inventory is available to purchase online with curbside pickup now available!  Shop now!
Follow the History Center on social media for vintage photos, history vignettes, interactive posts, crossword puzzles, and more!